ALOFA * AIGA * FA'AALOALO * GAGANA * LUMANA'I * TAUTUA
holiday nesian night market
Celebrate the season with gifts for yourself or loved ones December 9th at Le Maota for our first Holiday Nesian Night. Bring your friends and family to shop our lineup of Nesian merchants. Purchase, clothing, jewelry, bath and body products, baked goods & more.
Proceeds of our Nesian Night Markets go to support our Ta'iala Youth Exchange Program that aims to create opportunities for our youth to travel to Samoa and for youth in Samoa to travel here to the San Francisco Bay Area. Our Ta'iala Youth Exchange Program will also have a vendor booth selling Hot Chocolate, 2024 Calendars & Raffle Tickets.
This is a family friendly event, however we are unable to accomodate pets of any nature. Thank you for your cooperation.
TA'IALA YOUTH EXCHANGE
SIGN UP IS OPEN NOW!
SIGN UP IS OPEN NOW!
We are excited to announce, we have opened our interest list for our FIRST Samoan Solutions Ta'iala Youth Exchange Delegation. Pacific Islander youth currently 14 - 24 years of age & living, working or going to school in the San Francisco Bay Area can sign up.
Our Samoan Solutions Ta'iala Youth Exchange Delegation for 2024 will be going on a 2 week cultural & educational trip back home to Samoa during Spring break. During the trip, we will be hosted by our program partners Brown Girl Woke. We will be learning about local agriculture & food stability, marine science, local government and Arts & Cultural practices.
All interested in attending, must complete our interest sign up form & attend ONE information session held in December.
The Brown Girl Woke Ta'iala Youth Exchange Delegation for 2024 will be making the trip here to the SF Bay Area in Summer of 2024.
Message from Samoan Solutions Co-Founder Dallas Te'o
Message from Samoan Solutions Co-Founder Mona Uli
15 year benefit celebration
October 28, 2023 - Samoan Solutions hosted its 15 year anniversary benefit celebration, at Le Maota - in Burlingame. Joined by long time Sponsors, Donors, Volunteers & new friends, the night was a tribute to their long term service in the San Francisco Bay Area. The benefit featured a silent auction fundraiser, Samoan dance, local fashions and a spread of food & drinks provided by local Pasefika businesses & testimonies from long time partners & our Co-founders/Board Members present & via video.
It was an evening full of love, community and hope for the future!
TALOFA - GREETINGS
Talofa Lava/Hello & Welcome,
Samoan Solutions is a local non profit organization, based in San Mateo County. We exist to help enhance the lives of our Pacific Islander Community in the San Francisco, Bay Area through a series of programs, services, collaborative efforts and our community space Le Maota. We invite you to join in the fun as a participant, volunteer or as a member. Check out our website to learn more about the work we do and come join in the fun.
WHO WE ARE
Samoan Solutions is currently a volunteer-run organization based in San Mateo County, CA with members from local cities including: South San Francisco, San Bruno, Daly City, San Jose and beyond. We are committed to taking an active role in contributing to the betterment of our people. This group started off as an idea to sponsor a single event and has developed into an effort to establish a lasting impact on our Samoan/Pasefika community.